Learning Core Audio

Learning Core Audio

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Audio can affect the human brain in the most powerful and profound ways. Using Applea€™s Core Audio, you can leverage all that power in your own Mac and iOS software, implementing features ranging from audio capture to real-time effects, MP3 playback to virtual instruments, web radio to VoIP support. The most sophisticated audio programming system ever created, Core Audio is not simple. In Learning Core Audio , top Mac programming author Chris Adamson and legendary Core Audio expert Kevin Avila fully explain this challenging framework, enabling experienced Mac or iOS programmers to make the most of it. In plain language, Adamson and Avila explain what Core Audio can do, how it works, and how it builds on the natural phenomena of sound and the human language of audio. Next, using crystal-clear code examples, they guide you through recording, playback, format conversion, Audio Units, 3D audio MIDI connectivity, and overcoming unique challenges of Core Audio programming for iOS. Coverage includes: mastering Core Audioa€™s surprising style and conventions; recording and playback with Audio Queue; synthesizing audio; perform effects on audio streams; capturing from the mic; mixing multiple streams; managing file streams; converting formats; creating 3D positional audio; using Core MIDI on the Mac; leveraging your Cocoa and Objective-C expertise in Core Audioa€™s C-based environment, and much more. When youa€™ve mastered the a€œblack artsa€ of Core Audio, you can do some serious magic. This book will transform you from an acolyte into a true Core Audio wizard.All the OpenAL functions are documented in the OpenAL Programmera#39;s Guide ( available at the openal.org website), or you can just look in ... (for more information, see Applea#39;s a€œTechnical Qaamp;A QA1504: The Header File a#39;alut.ha#39; Is Missing from the OpenAL Frameworka€). ... 4 Available from Creative Labsa#39; website, at http://connect.creativelabs.com/openal/ Documentation/ OpenAL_Programmers_Guide.pdf.

Title:Learning Core Audio
Author:Chris Adamson, Kevin Avila
Publisher:Addison-Wesley - 2012-04-03


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